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a d.c. metro train. the green line is stopped between navy yard -- somebody on board has suffered a medical emergency, and there's a track problem near an accostia. there's no word on when service will be restored. >>> the fiscal cliff and severe cuts in the military were threatened to have happened this month, but they did not. never there's worries that defense spending could take a serious hit that will affect not only defense contractors, but small businesses as well. derrick ward has the report. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff has been moved back to march. there's still time to avoid sequestration, the broad across the board cutting that just about everybody hopes to avoid, but the department of defense is likely to take a big hit. analysts say they could see $5 billion in cuts. here in garrisonville, they get a lot of business from quantico nearby. they're starting to see some nervousness, but they're just like workers everywhere, laboring under uncertainty. >> i believe people have been anticipating this. not spending money if they don't have to. >> the military is coming in,
of that but there will be a fight -- there will be fights within the pentagon between the army, navy air force, over who will take the brunt of the spending cuts. in the 1950s when eisenhower put a sharp limit on overall defense spending there was tremendous conflict, the air force and the navy viewed each other the same way we view the communist. >> jennifer: that's what this is so fascinating. you indicate the plot to change the american way of war. a guy like petraeus had to change a great deal. i appreciate you coming our own war room fred kaplan. coming up a special lbgt ed decision of the best of the rest. to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: now for a look at the best of the rest the stories i don't want you progressives to miss on this wednesday evening. tonight we're lbgt themed. on this date in 1961 jfk gave his fist state of the union address, and he talked about the economy, our role in the world and equality. take a listen. >> the denial of constitutional rights to some of o
operations. it's like that united states navy guy who raised millions for veteran and is ended up giving them one%. this is an official government report. you should pay attention to it.. >> hello supervisors, my name is m o n e t i had the pleasure of sitting in on a meeting with barbara garcia last night. it was real good and i got to ask her a question because this is something that i am working on i'm not just bringing it up to the board of supervisors i'm actually acting on it as you know san francisco is a very harm reduction city which, is very good. i like that. and with me living in sr o in the harm reduction sr o, that have i guess a contract with the department of health, and one thing that i'm working on is making sure that hiv testing and s ti testing is conin those buildings that are being contracted with the department of healthed because, of one push-back would probably be is that a lot of the agencies that are working with hiv and aids, will lose money. but, if we really look at the bigger picture, what better way to help people make sure that they get hiv testing
as liberal, has no core ideology beyond making a buck? >> he's procapitallist. >> i love old navy. i love banana republic. they're the same company. he's never represented our views. well, he's employed by you! >> exactly i can see you not reading someone's entire article so maybe the last paragraph is racy. this is a cartoon. dude, you can see it. it's right there! >> it's not like some ecards, user generated content. some editor has to decide yes let's put this ad in our paper. >> he apologized via tweet which means he means it. for real. >> john: it is really him too. you know i guess he could apologize by writing me an e-mail. god knows he's probably hacked into it. speaking of people who think they have more power than they really do, shifting gears just a bit. grover norquist, savor it. grover norquist anti-tax pledge is being picked up by a group in italy called tea party italia. is that because that's where fascism began or they saw how well it worked here? >> it sounds like a dance club. >> john: tom hanks is doing the remaining. >> i want a branch in russia. i think any kind of
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in the united states navy. he served in vietnam, where pretty famously he was awarded three purple hearts and a silver star and a bronze star. before he was the senator from the great state of texas, before he was a lawyer, ted cruz, on the other hand, went to princeton, and then went to harvard law school, where he did very well in school. it was therefore pretty breathtaking when senator ted cruz voiced his opposition to both senator kerry's nomination at the state department and to the nomination of chuck hagel to run the defense department. chuck hagel received two purple hearts in vietnam and walks around every day with shrapnel in his chest. it was pretty remarkable when we heard the reason why senator ted cruz says that those two wounded combat veterans are not going to get his vote in the senate. >> we've got two pending nominations, john kerry, chuck hagel. both of whom are very prominently anti-us. less than ardent fans of the u.s. military. >> they don't love the military. not like he does. he is the junior senator from texas. there are no medals for a declaration like that, bu
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capitol hill appearance, gabby giffords and her husband, retired navy captain mark kelly, paid the president a visit at the white house n. washington, jennifer days, fox news. >>> coming up, the search continues for a gunman who boarded a school bus, shot the driver to death and kidnapped a young child. >> you have been warned. where police are starting to crack don on drivers making i -- crack down on drivers making illegal u-turns. >> and the damage caused by a massive storm system creepingbo -- into our area. >> we're going to get the rain from that, shawn. no worries from tornados. we can expect some heavy rain showers and gusty winds, too. we'll take a first look at the forecast coming up. stay with us. with us. at honda, we know some people are never happy with the way things are.. and are always dreaming of how they could be. smarter, simpler, how-on-earth-does-it-do-that... er. and they make it that way. because things can always be better. we like those people. they think like us. introducing the best civic sedan yet. made possible by honda. . >>> a judge denied sandus
delivered distinguished service to his country in the navy and the democratic party and the people of this country as the 2004 presidential nominee for the democratic party. he is really a brilliant man. he was a debater at yale and won awards for his skilled oratory. before he graduated college, he was a local critic of the vietnam war. upon graduation, senator kerry volunteered to serve in the united states navy, and serve he did. later he said, "did i it because it was the right thing to do." senator kerry learned the value of service at home. his father was a foreign service officer. his mother a nurse during world war ii. he served two tours as a navy lieutenant in the jungles and rivers in vietnam. he was awarded the silver star for his gallantry, a bronze star for valor also, and three purple hearts. but even after his service in the war, his opposition continued. on april 22, 1971, senator kerry became the first vietnam veteran to testify before congress about the war, when he appeared before the senate foreign relations committee, which was chaired by the famous senator fu
years of the united states navy including active duty in the vietnam war. he has run for president, kind of knows what is happening. and he also already has travelled the globe on behalf of the obama administration, helping mend strained relations with afghanistan and pakistan. during kerry'ses nomination, president obama called him the perfect person for the job. >> i think it's fair to say that few individuals know as many presidents and prime ministers or grasp our foreign policies as firmly as john kerry. and this makes him a perfect choice to guide american diplomacy in the years ahead. >> meanwhile, in a shocking move, wisconsin senator ron johnson voted for john kerry's confirmation today. see, on thursday johnson was kind of put in his place by senator kerry after trying to make a scene over benghazi. >> will you work with me then on an ongoing basis so we can get that behind us, so we can find out what actually happened and we can move beyond that. can you just make that commitment to me? >> i think, senator, in all fairness, i think we do know what happened. i think that it is
's the automatic target to shrink. it's harder to shrink the navy and air force. you have a certain amount of equment you have to fly and sail and a certain amount of staffing you have to have in order to do it. >> holman: but thomas donnelly thinks further service personnel cuts would be unwise. >> my view is that the force is too small. it's been too small for a long time. we could not fight iraq and afghanistan properly at the same time. we've always had a so-called "two-war construct" so we could do two things at once. and that's kind of the definition of what it's been to be a global power. >> holman: another way to make budget reductions could come from reforming what's called tricare, the health care insurance system for soldiers, their families, and retired veterans, according to adams. >> the health care system is as out of control as health care costs in the country as a whole, and expensively administered. it's now a $50 billion a year system going up to $60 billion a year very quickly. it's about 10% of the defense budget just in the health care system. >> holma those coveredy
held. on the second day of a pre-trial hearing, navy commander walter reed says the conditions of the men should factor into whether there ultimately sentenced to death. >> in cases where we have asked to put people to death. when the government sets out to put people to death, our supreme court has said [indiscernible] one of our standards is to go in and look at their conditions of confinement, look at how they live. >> activists from across the country gathered at the education department in washington on tuesday to demand federal action on a wave of school closures. parents, students, and organizers told education secretary arne duncan and top aides that school closings are hurting entire communities, disproportionately those made up of low-income residents and people of color. the education department is currently probing complaints that school closings in six cities including d.c., newark, philadelphia, detroit, new york, a chicago, violate the 1964 civil rights act. karen harper royal, a parent and activist from new orleans, said the administration's policies are hurting
is mark kelly. he's a retired astronaut and u.s. navy captain. captain kelly recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. this is an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. captain kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank you, chairman, for inviting me here today. i look forward to constructive dialogue with your committee. i also want to take the opportunity to congratulate gabby's friend and much respected former colleague jeff flake on his new role as arizona's junior senator. as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gabby's gift for speech is a distance memory. she struggles to walk and she is partially blind. and a year ago she left a job she loved serving the people of arizona. but in the past two years, we have watched gabby's determination, spirit, and intellect conquer her disabilities. we aren't here as victims. we're speaking to you today as americans. we're a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about
.s. navy capt. and he recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. says an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership. he did it with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. capt. kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank yo for inviting me here today. i look forward to a constructive and constructive dialogue with your committee. i want to take the opportunity to congratulate gay's friend jeff flake as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gaby's gift for speech as a distant memory. she struggles to walk. she is partially blind. a year ago, she left the job she loved, serving the people of arizona. in the past two years, we have watched her determination, spirit, and intellect, per disabilities. we are not here as victims. we are speaking to you today as americans. we are a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about gun violence where moderates. , gaby was a republican long before she was a moderate. we take the responsibilities that come with it very seri
committee on gun violence. also testifying, retired navy captain mark kelly, husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, who was shot two years ago in tucson. the washington post as a story about how families react when local public schools closed. a group of activists a closing schools most of text poor and minority students. -- most effects poor. we would like to hear from you. here are the numbers to call -- you can also find us online. send us a tweet. wheat can share that on the air. you can join the conversation on facebook by looking for c-span .r e-mail us in the headline in the washington post this morning -- what you think's? is closing public schools a civil rights issue? the washington post says -- other stories related to this, from "the huffington post" -- those phone numbers again -- we will start with an independent caller this morning. lou in connecticut. good morning. caller: good morning. i would like to see all public schools closed. public schools are a government monopoly, and utter failure. it would be like having a government monopoly in the automobile industr
kelly. he is a, first witness is mark kelly. he is a retired astronaut in u.s. navy captain. captain kelly recently cofounded americans for responsible solutions. this is an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence, and protect responsible gun ownership. did it with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. so, captain kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank you, chairman leahy and ranking member grassley for inviting me here today . >> we are simply two reasonable americans who have said, enough. on january 8th of 2011 a young man walked up to gabby at her constituent event in tucson, leveled his gun and shot her through the head. he then turned down the line and continued firing. in 15 seconds he emptied his magazine. it contained 33 bullets and there were 33 wounds. as the shooter attempted to reload he fumbled. a woman grabbed the next magazine, and others restrained him. gabby was the first victim. christina taylor green, nine years old, born on 9-11-2001 was shot with the 13th bullet or after. and others followed. the killer in the tucson shooting s
and perspectives. we both love the navy. i still do to this day. but i have different feelings from john about a war. for both of us, vietnam was a demarcation point in our lives the way it was for so many of our generation. but here in the senate late one night on a codel -- for people listening who don't know, codel is a trip of senators, congressmen going somewhere in the world -- we were going to kuwait after the first gulf war. and john and i found ourselves on a c-130 sitting opposite each other, neither of us could sle sleep, so we talked. we talked late into the night about our lives and our war. shortly thereafter, george mitchell and bob dole threw us together on a select committee to investigate the fate of americans missing from the war in which we'd fought. it was a tough time, an emotional issue in an era where rambo was a box office smash and "newsweek" magazine cover printed provocative photos which asked whether americans were still alive over there. into that cacaphonous caldron, john mccain and i were thrown together. some were suspicious of both of us. but together we found
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